## General Information (Catalog listing)

01:640:421. ADVANCED CALCULUS FOR ENGINEERING (3)

Primarily for mechanical engineering majors. Prerequisite: CALC4.

Credit not given for both this course and 01:640:423.

Covers Laplace transforms, numerical solution of ordinary differential equations, Fourier series, and separation of variables method applied to the linear partial differential equations of mathematical physics (heat, wave, and Laplace's equation).

**NOTES:**CALC4 (Differential Equations) means Math 244, 252, or 292.

Math 423 is

*Elementary Partial Differential Equations*. It covers similar material to Math 421, but is aimed at students majoring in Mathematics or Physics, rather than Engineering students.

## Textbook

*Dennis G. Zill and Warren S. Wright *;
**Advanced Engineering Mathematics** (*fourth* edition);
Jones and Bartlett, 2010;
(ISBN# 0-7637-7600-0)

The fourth edition was adopted in Fall 2010. Except for the typesetting, the parts of the book normally used in this course (including the homework problems and their numbering) are the same as in the the third edition, which was adopted in Fall 2006

## Syllabus

Individual sections may vary,
but chapters 4, 12 and 13 should be covered in
detail, supplemented with a treatment of *linearity* including
a review of Vector Calculus from Part 2.
If time permits, Chapter 14
will introduce boundary value problems in non-rectangular coordinate systems.

## Spring 2018 Schedule

## Sample syllabus

Fall 2010## Archive:

Sections before Fall 2006 The drop-down menu will give instructor information for the course since 2006.## Notes for Instructors

Comments and corrections by Peter Landweber for the 3rd edition of the text. (Similar to the 4th.)

A selection of recommended homework problems, from the 3rd edition.

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